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Guwahati gets ready for Global Investors’ Summit
In a bid to make the first ever Global Investors’ Summit to be held at Guwahati on February 3 and 4 successful, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked all the officers and other agencies directly or indirectly associated with organising the summit to gear up and make all possible effort.
Chairing a review meeting held at the Brahmaputra State Guest House in Guwahati on Sunday, Sonowal asked the officers to identify the critical areas and beautify the city. He also asked Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), tourism department to deck up the streets of Guwahati with decorating lights.
Accordingly, the national highway from Jalukbari to Khanapra will be illuminated. Moreover, state PWD roads inside the city will also be decked up with decorating lights. He also requested the Railways to decorate Saraighat bridge as well as Guwahati and Kamakhya railway stations.
Moreover, the tourism department will also beautify the Kamakhya temple, Umananda temple with lights and set up kiosks to help the investors who will be coming to Guwahati during the two days. He asked the PWD to use bamboo as a value addition to beautifying the main entry points of the city.
Moreover, the department has also been asked to do the landscaping of the important areas of the city. He also asked the department to involve local contractors for these works. He also stressed that all the concerned departments to work in sync to showcase Guwahati as a beautiful city teeming with immense potentials.
Sonowal also sincerely appealed to everybody to extend all possible help to make the Global Investors’ Summit a success.